Who & Where


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DHS official under investigation for visa aid

Alejandro Mayorkas under scrutiny for allegedly helping a Chinese investor get a visa at contractor's behest.

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Moving beyond the screen reader in 508 compliance

To make visual data accessible to the visually-impaired, try starting from scratch.

Dave Wennergren

David Wennergren's reading recommendations

A longtime federal IT executive shares his thoughts on recent books that inspire and challenge anyone who seeks to lead in these trying times.

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Aiding small biz in the GWAC age

Conference speakers outline the challenges, solutions for small firms in the federal contracting market as budgets shrink and projects grow more complex.

Mary Davie

GSA and the cloud broker model

The assistant commissioner of integrated technology services clarifies GSA's role and plans for supporting agencies' move to the cloud.

Rising Star 2013

2012 Rising Star Kevin Rosapep: On to new geo-challenges

After successfully launching a geospatial intelligence program for diplomats abroad, Rosapep is now delivering geo-intelligence to the DEA.

Rep. Gerald Connolly

The magic of acquisition

Acquisition leaders talk innovation, the role of the CIO, budget cuts and staff crunches at 'MAGIC.'

Cloud computing icon

Feds trace path to the cloud

Success strategies, risks and roadblocks revealed at cloud conference.

Rising Star 2013

Singh, Mathur still working for those who serve

Former Rising Stars have continued their work to aid soldiers, veterans by improving health IT.

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Obama nominates new IGs, but high-profile vacancies remain

DOD, State and USAID are in line to get new inspectors general, while the IG office at DHS has problems that go beyond the unfilled position.

Sarah Crane

Sarah Crane: The power behind the portal

The director of USA.gov enhances the portal's reach and influence through a variety of techniques and tools, because there is no 'one single silver bullet.'

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Same-sex spouses of federal employees eligible for benefits

In the wake of the supreme Court's decision overturning the Defense of Marriage Act, federal employees in legal same-sex marriages can extend benefits to their partners.